Sports and Social complex at Roda Golf and Beach Resort gets the green light
San Javier Town Council and Roda Golf & Beach Resort’s management team agree deal to move forward with sports and social complex The Roda Golf & Beach Resort Urbanistic Entity – which is the elected management team for the resort, formed by owners and on behalf of the owners, and is known as EUCC – have reached an agreement with San Javier Town Council to start work on the much anticipated sports and social complex which will..

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Murcia photo of the month December 2023
Here’s the top image of the month for December 2023, taken by the Los Alcázares Digital Camera Club (LADCC) Whatever time of day or night, there is always a photographic opportunity and challenge in Los Alcázares.   This shot was taken using a tripod and remote release to avoid camera shake. Setting a long exposure and a small aperture produces the starbursts from the streetlights.     The Los Alcázares Digital Camera..

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Demolition work finally begins on La Manga Lagomar hotel
The project to knock down the ghost building in La Manga del Mar Menor will take three months to complete It’s only been half a century coming, but the shell of the Lagomar hotel in La Manga, commonly termed a ‘ghost building’, has begun to be taken part this Thursday November 30.   Almost since work began to build the hotel in the 1970s, it stalled at the exoskeleton phase and was never fully completed. For 50 years now, the..

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Suspected bird and animal poisoning in Cartagena and Los Alcazares
Local animal lovers are warning pet owners to beware following a spate of intoxications Imagine opening your front door to find a dead bird in the garden. Not very pleasant at the best of times, even if you did chalk it up to a thoughtful gift from the cat. But what if there was not one bird, but half a dozen of them, and not just once but every day?   That’s what life has been like for expat John Snow, who lives in the Cartagena..

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Work will finally begin to demolish the Lagomar building in October
It is hoped that by the new year, the ugly ‘ghost building’ will finally be gone, 50 years after construction on it was stalled The demolition work on the structure of the Lagomar building, located in La Manga del Mar Menor and abandoned since the 1970s, will finally begin in October 2023 and will have a maximum execution period of three months, so the work is expected to finish in January 2024.   This was confirmed this Thursday..

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Sonrisas Harmony A Cappella Chorus in Los Alcazares, Murcia
Sonrisas Harmony are an all-ladies A cappella Chorus based in Los Alcázares, Murcia In September 2022, fifteen ladies living in the Region of Murcia who loved to sing got together to form a social club, and Sonrisas Harmony was born. Since then, this all-ladies A cappella Chorus has gone from strength to strength, and has grown to over 30 members from a variety of different countries.   The Musical Director of Sonrisas is Valerie..

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With ASSSA health insurance, protection throughout your life in Spain
Age is a factor that health insurance companies take into account when assessing risk acceptance for a new Policyholder. This is why they set a maximum contracting age. In addition, one of the concerns of the Policyholders is whether an increase in age may affect the continuity of their medical insurance in Spain.   ASSSA, a private health insurance company with more than 80 years of experience, is committed to the health care and well..

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New bus routes in the Cartagena and Mar Menor area
There are now buses connecting Cartagena, La Manga, Torre Pacheco and Los Alcázares The new bus system came into effect across the Region of Murcia on Friday December 3 and included in the new plan are several remodelled routes in the Cartagena and Mar Menor area which aim to provide better public transport connections for residents all year round.   Movibus is the name of the new system, which is made up of new green buses which have..

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